10 week old cockerel. Is he barred?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by butterfliesdoku, May 18, 2016.

  1. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is "Surprise" the 10 week old cockerel. His mom was a Silver Grey Dorking and daddy possibilities are Easter Egger, Gamefowl, and a Barred Rock/Welsummer cross. I got rid of the Barred Rock cross a month or two before the hen laid this egg that became this cockerel. Could he still be the dad or do Silver Grey Dorkings have a hidden barred gene? Or is he not even barred?
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  2. littlegreywolf

    littlegreywolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looked barred to me, reminds me of a Barred Rock.
     
  3. elizabethjg

    elizabethjg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely has some barred genes, but looks kinda splotchy.
     

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